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New gas platform for Cook Inlet now en route from Texas

...challenges that have included skepticism by state agencies that the company would be able to pull off the project.Escopeta Oil and Gas, Furie's predecessor company, has worked for almost a decade to raise funds and move a jack-up rig to Cook...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/new-gas-platform-for-cook-inlet-now-
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More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...Inlet. The other jack-up rig in the Inlet, the Spartan 151, was brought earlier from the U.S. Gulf coast by Escopeta Oil and Gas (now Furie Operating Alaska). AIDEA made the decision to help Buccaneer get its jack-up to Alaska because at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-05
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Buccaneer: No living invasive species on rig

Buccaneer Energy officials say a preliminary report generated by an independent biologist shows there is no risk of invasive species on the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig currently stationed near Homer in Kachemak Bay. "The preliminary report is in and it states that no living organisms were found," said Jay Morakis, of JMR Worldwide, a public relations firm hired by Buccaneer, on Saturday. Morakis said the full report will be available later this week and will be delivered to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for review.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-15/buccaneer-no-living-invasive-species
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Jack-up rig to leave Homer in late March

...rig would be brought to Cook Inlet because, at the time, it was not sure that Furie's predecessor company, Escopeta Oil and Gas, would be able to actually get the Spartan 151 to Alaska. Escopeta had been trying to get a Jones Act exemption...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-20/jack-up-rig-to-leave-homer-in-late-m
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Inlet oil rig plans change: Buccaneer drops tax-exempt financing plan for jack-up rig

...31. There has been criticism of the AIDEA/Buccaneer tax-free financing option. Danny Davis, president of Escopeta Oil and Gas, another independent with Cook Inlet leases, said the deal would help a competitor to his company, which is privately...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122010/new_759169192.shtml
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Escopeta jack-up rig leaves Gulf for Cook Inlet

Escopeta Oil and Gas President Danny Davis says he plans to load the Blake 151 jack-up rig onto the Kang Sheng Kou heavy-lift vessel at Freeport...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030111/new_792911444.shtml
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Hope resides in multiple energy sources

...exploration efforts in our own back yard. Buccaneer Alask LLC is doing site preparation for its Kenai Loop No. 1 well, Escopeta Oil and Gas Co. has loaded the jack-up rig for its trip to Cook Inlet, and Cook Inlet Region Inc. is drilling an exploration...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032511/ope_805344078.shtml
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Inlet exploration gets a boost: Gov. Sean Parnell signs bill designed with oil and gas incentives

...said they worked with Inlet operators who stand to benefit from the incentives and credited Marathon Oil Co., Escopeta Oil and Gas and Renaissance Oil and Gas, among others. "It's now up to the companies that this bill allows to come in and...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051110/new_564173657.shtml
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Under review: Lawmakers discuss results of legislative session

...legislation Wagoner introduced to stimulate drilling deeper into Cook Inlet. He acknowledged that while Houston-based Escopeta Oil and Gas won't follow through on comments given to the Legislature earlier this year that they'll begin exploration in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051310/new_567610817.shtml
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Oil industry review under way

The state of Alaska is reviewing its rules on offshore and "ultra-extended reach" drilling and may impose new requirements for relief wells on certain wells.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070410/new_665203626.shtml
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